Passengers ‘in state of collapse’ after air cockpit fumes drama – Birmingham Mail 24th August 2016

Passengers were in a ‘state of collapse’ after a mid air drama when smoke began to pour from the plane’s cockpit. A full emergency was declared on the Aer Lingus flight from Birmingham Airport to Cork operated by Stobart Air, with 59 passengers and four crew on board, about 25 minutes before it was due…

The DEADLY germs you’re inhaling when you fly – how much do YOU know about the toxic air? Daily Express 24th August 2016

PASSENGERS and crew are exposed to on board plane fumes so dangerous they can be life-threatening. Air travel can be a testing experience at the best of times. But annoying neighbours, seat kickers, stodgy plane food and lack of leg room aren’t the only elements for concern. The in-cabin oxygen supply is not just stuffy,…

Aeroplane carrying Manchester City staff and media evacuated on runway following ‘smoke’ in cabin scare – Daily Mirror 15th August 2016

A plane has been evacuated with City preparing to fly out to Romania for their Champions League qualifier first-leg against Steaua Bucharest. An aeroplane carrying Manchester City staff has been evacuated after smoke filled the cabin as it stood on the runway. The flight containing 49 passengers including former City player now ambassador Mike Summerbee,…

Farmers Guardian letter on organophosphates from Richard Bruce – 5th August 2016.

For the attention of the Editor, Farmers Guardian 5th August 2016 Dear Mr Briggs, In 1997 expert scientists stated that there would be 100,000 vCJD cases caused by eating beef. They claimed that just one gram could trigger CJD and BSE but neglected to mention known pharmaceutical causes. Injecting hormones from dead bodies had been…

British Airways jet forced to make emergency landing after stench of CANNABIS fills plane Fire crews rushed aboard to check out the overpowering smell – The Sun 22nd July 2016

A BRITISH Airways holiday jet made an emergency landing today after the stench of cannabis filled the cabin.

Passengers were told crew had fallen ill on the 8.15am service to Heraklion, Crete.

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British Airways flight to Greece turns back to Gatwick after ‘cannabis smell’ fills cabin. The Telegraph 21st July 2016

A British Airways flight carrying holidaymakers to Greece was forced to turn back when a “nasty smell” filled the cabin. Passengers complained of smelling a foul odour – reportedly compared to the smell of cannabis by some – on the flight to Heraklion airport after takeoff from Gatwick on Thursday morning. The pilot turned back as a precaution and the…

Verdict expected soon on toxic air aboard jets – Business Travel – 05.09.02

By Byron Acohido, USA TODAY SEATTLE — Three Alaska Airlines managers conducted an extraordinary experiment on an MD-80 jet in 1996. Frustrated by complaints about noxious mists on MD-80 flights, the managers tried to recreate the problem on a jet parked inside a hangar. John Fowler, then chief of maintenance, ordered a mechanic to squirt…

Toxic cockpit fumes that bring danger to the skies The Observer – 2006 – Ten years later…

Dozens of pilots have flown while dizzy, nauseous and suffering double vision on crowded passenger flights. The cause is contaminated air and it can strike without warning – but the cases have been kept from the public. Antony Barnett reports    Antony Barnett Sunday 26 February 2006 01.52 GMT Three weeks ago the pilot of a…

MID-AIR DRAMA Mile-high emergency forces Aberdeen flight to turn back Smoke smelt on board forcing plane to double back- The Sun 8th July 2016

The plane was forced to turn round after people on board smelt smoke Follow Flight Information @FlightInfo_ Eastern Airways #T3722 from Norwich (NWI) to Aberdeen (ABZ) is returning to Norwich due to emergency on board 7:21 AM – 8 Jul 2016 But an emergency on board has forced the flight to turn back and return…

Two Germanwings flight attendants hospitalised ‘after collapsing and falling unconscious with carbon monoxide poisoning’ Mail on line – 8th June 2016

Cabin crew were on a Germanwings flight from Hamburg to Stuttgart Passengers reported they looked ‘unwell and had unclear, slow speech’ Both crew members allegedly collapsed and fell unconscious on landing The pair were taken to hospital and have been signed off ill from work  Germanwings denies that there was a carbon monoxide issue on…